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"loss-making" in British English

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loss-makingadjective

uk   /ˈlɒsˌmeɪ.kɪŋ/  us   /ˈlɑːsˌmeɪ.kɪŋ/
not making a profit: loss-making businesses/companies
(Definition of loss-making from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"loss-making" in Business English

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loss-makingadjective

uk   us   /ˈlɒsˌmeɪkɪŋ/ FINANCE, COMMERCE
relating to a business or part of a business that does not make a profit: He controls a vast business empire, but many of his firms are loss-making. a loss-making business/company/venture a loss-making activity/contract/operation
relating to a period of time during which a person, company, etc. does not make a profit: It is expected to show losses of £26m-£29m in the traditionally loss-making first half.
loss-maker
noun [C] (also loss maker)
Distilling the sugar into rum turns it from a loss maker into a valuable export commodity.
(Definition of loss-making from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “loss-making”
in Chinese (Simplified) 亏损的,不盈利的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虧損的,不盈利的…
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